Dermatology Grand Rounds
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Wednesday, Feb. 12th 2014 at 8am-12pm
676 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 1600 (16th Floor)
Presenting at 8:00am
The Epidemiology of Atopic Dermatitis in the US
Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD/PhD/MPH
Assistant Professor in Dermatology, Medical Social Sciences and Preventive Medicine
Dr. Jonathan I. Silverberg completed his MD, PhD in neuroimmunology and his MPH in biostatistics and epidemiology at State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. He completed his dermatology residency at St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York. His research interests include studying the molecular and genetic epidemiology of atopic dermatitis.
Presenting at 10:45am
HIV in the Modern Era
Toby Maurer, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Chief of Dermatology University of California/San Francisco San Francisco General Hospital
Dr. Toby Maurer earned her medical degree at the University of Calgary in 1987. She completed residencies in family practice and dermatology and two fellowships in HIV medicine at UCSF. In her research, she is studying Kaposis sarcoma and teledermatology, which uses computer and video technology to diagnosis dermatologic conditions. She also has set up HIV dermatologic services and research in Uganda and Kenya.
Overall meeting objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss new technology used in addressing dermatologic problems.
2. Understand the choices and risks for treating skin disease.
3. Discuss the ethical issues that arise in patient care.
4. Recognize the relevance of new laboratory discoveries to clinical issues.
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement:
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Course Director: Amy S. Paller, MD, MS, Chair, Department of Dermatology
The course director Amy S. Paller, MD, MS serves as a consultant (with honoraria)for the following companies: AbbVie, Alwyn, Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Best Doctors, Celgene Corporation, Galderma Laboratories, L.P., GlaxoSmithKline, LEO Pharma US, Lundbeck, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Onset Dermatologics , Procter & Gamble Company, Promius Pharma, LLC., Scioderm, and Stiefel a GSK company.
Amy S. Paller, MD, MS serves as a Principal Investigator (no honoraria) for the following companies: Amgen,Galderma Laboratories, LP, LEO Pharma US,and TopMD.
FSM’s CME Leadership and Staff have nothing to disclose: John X. Thomas, Jr., PhD, Sr. Associate Dean for Medical Education, Genevieve Napier, CME Director, CME Project Specialists, Jennifer Banys and Tara Scavelli.
Dr. Jonathan Silverberg and Dr. Toby Maurer have nothing to disclose.
Sponsored by: Department of Dermatology
The next Grand Rounds will be held Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Dermatology Grand Rounds
MODERATOR: Emily Keimig, MD
Presenting at 8:00 am
Presenting at 10:45 am
Sheila Friedlander, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Department of Dermatology
University of California, San Diego